All-Star Weekend is here in the NBA

From this Friday until Sunday night, when they will face Team LeBron in view of Team Durantwill be held at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse of Cleveland the 71st edition of the fin NBA All-Star Week.

The Rising Star Challenge It will be the first event and it will present great modifications, since a mini-tournament with Final Four format will be played. Not only that, but 12 rookies, 12 sophomores and four representatives from the G-League (the NBA development league) will play. It will be a “race to 75 points” in honor of 75 NBA seasons. In the semifinals, the goal to reach will be 50 points and in the final it will be 25.

​Team Barry

Cade Cunningham (Det)
Dyson Daniels (G-League)
Evan Mobley (cleveland)
isaac okoro (cleveland)
Alperen Sengun (Houston)
Jae Sean Tate (Houston)
Franz Wagner (Orlando)

Team Isiah
Precious Achiuwa (Toronto)
Desmond Bane (Memphis)
Saddiq Bey (Det)
Anthony Edwards (Minnesota)
Tyresa Haliburton (Sacramento)
Jaden Hardy (G-League)
Isaiah Stewart (Det)

Team Payton
LaMelo Ball (Charlotte)
Scotty Barnes (Toronto)
Ayo Dosunmu (Chicago)
Chris Duarte (Indiana)
Scott Henderson (G-League)
Jaden McDaniels (Minnesota)
Davion Mitchell (Sacrament)

Team Worthy
Cole Anthony (Orlando)
MarJon Beauchamp (G-League)
Josh Giddy (Oklahoma City)
Herbert Jones (New Orleans)
Tyrese Maxey (Philadelphia)
Jalen Suggs (Orlando)

Saturday is the classic day of contests, and this will not be the exception, although it will also have its changes, punctually on Skill Challengewhich will be by teams this time.

Team Antetokounmpos: Giannis Antetokounmpo (milwaukee bucks), Thanasis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks) and Alex Antetokounmpo (G-League Raptors 905).
Team Cavaliers: Jarrett Allen, darius garland and Evan Mobley.
Team Rooks: Scotty Barnes (Toronto Raptors), Cade Cunningham (Detropit Pistons) and Josh Giddey (Oklahoma City Thunder).

The rest of the day will be completed by the triple and dunk contests, in that order. The format will be the same as in 2021.

triple contest

Karl-Anthony Towns (minnesota timberwolves)
Zach LaVine (chicago bulls)
Fred VanVleet (Toronto Raptors)
Bring Young (Atlanta Hawks)
Desmond Bane (memphis grizzlies)
luke kennard (Los Angeles Clippers)
CJ McCollum (New Orleans Pelicans)
Patty Mills (Brooklyn Nets)

dunk contest

Juan Toscano-Anderson (Golden State Warriors)
Jalen Green (Houston Rockets)
Cole Anthony (Orlando Magic)
Obi Toppin (New York Knicks)

And the best for last: on Sunday night the Game of stars. Team Lebron will face Team Durant (KD will miss it due to injury). Once again it will be played under the Elam Ending format.


Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee)
Stephen Curry (Golden State)
DeMar DeRozan (Chicago)
LeBron James (LA Lakers)
Nikola Jokic (Denver)
Jimmy ButlerMiami
Luka Doncić (Dallas)
Darius GarlandCleveland
Donovan Mitchell (Utah Jazz)
Chris Paul (Phoenix)
Fred VanVleet (Toronto) Zach Lavine (Chicago)


Joel Embiid (Philadelphia)
Ja Morant (Memphis)
Jayson TatumBoston
Andrew Wiggins (Golden State)
Trae Young (Atlanta)
LaMelo Ball (Charlotte)
Devin Booker (Phoenix)
Rudy Gobert (Utah)
Chris Middleton (Milwaukee)
Dejounte Murray (San Antonio)
Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota) Jarrett Allen (Cleveland)

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